Thursday, October 30, 2014 Heshvan 6, 5775
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
When applied as originally intended by its German-born creator Joseph Pilates (1880-1967), Pilates -- the world-renowned fitness-plus program -- not only shapes, tones and builds the body beautiful, but takes on the added aura of exercise as an art form. That in-a-nutshell assessment comes from Brie Adina Neff, a native of Philadelphia, one of the world's youngest Level 3 Pilates...
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If you have ever pulled and strained to remove a pesky vine -- or twisted and stretched while kneeling in a flower bed -- then you know that gardeners get their share of physical exercise. Spring is the time when people take to the outdoors to plant their gardens in anticipation of a summer of lovely flowers and healthy vegetables...
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Rita Bryan, JE Feature
People are constantly asking me about the best and quickest way to shed excess fat. Your body type, age, fitness level, use of certain medications and dieting history all play a role in determining how "easy" or "how many obstacles" will be in the way to achieving a more slender body. Since the dawn of the fitness movement back in...
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A new study in mice raises a tantalizing possibility that humans may one day be able to eat any kind of fat they want without raising their risk of heart disease. "We deleted an enzyme in mice, and they could eat any type of fat and not get heart disease," stated Lawrence Rudel, Ph.D., a professor of comparative medicine. "If...
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With summer coming, it may be energy drinks. But are they safe?
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Energy drinks seem to be everywhere these days. With punchy and promise-filled names -- like Red Bull, a mega-seller worldwide, with more than 1 billion cans purchased last year; amp Energy and amp Energy Overdrive; No Fear; Adrenaline Rush; Full Throttle; Rip It; Tahitian Noni International's Hiro; Trek; Red and Blue from Anheuser-Busch; and Arizona Green Tea Energy Drink --...
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